Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Avira Ranked #1 in Innovation, According to ABI Research

Tettnang, Germany --- March 13, 2013 – Security expert Avira announced today that the company’s security software was rated number one in Innovation, according to ABI Research.

The ranking is part of ABI Research’s Cyber Security Research Service. Full findings of the research can be found in ABI’s latest Internet Security Software Products Competitive Assessment.

According to the ABI report, Avira finished first in the innovation category due to its consistently high scores in independent software tests, its rich feature set in its product suites, and its strategic business model development. The ABI competitive assessment evaluated fifteen security software vendors and looked at feature set and technical capabilities in order to determine whether vendors offer a comprehensive Internet security product that goes beyond basic antivirus software.

ABI Research provides in-depth analysis and quantitative forecasting of trends in global connectivity and other emerging technologies. From offices in North America, Europe and Asia, ABI Research’s worldwide team of experts advises thousands of decision makers through 70+ research and advisory services.


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About Avira

More than 100 million consumers and small businesses depend upon Avira’s security expertise and award-winning antivirus software, making the company the number-two market share leader globally. Avira is ranked #1 in technology innovation according to ABI Research; recommended by Consumer Reports for its free antivirus software; cited by OPSWAT as the #1 fastest-growing antivirus vendor in 2012 and the #2 largest vendor worldwide in 2011; and has received a nearly unbroken string of Virus Bulletin VB100 awards for the past decade.

Avira provides IT-security protection to computers, smartphones, servers and networks, delivered as both software and cloud-based services. Visit